Neuromuscular disorders

Ellen van der Plas

Ellen van der Plas, PhD

Title/Position
Assistant Professor
My research is about brain development in the context of medical illness, particularly childhood cancer. Key neuroscience tools I use include: neuroimaging, neuropsychological testing and experimental cognitive neuroscience tasks. I recently expanded my research to include neurochemical markers of...
FrankCA

C. Andrew Frank, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Homeostasis is a robust form of regulation that allows a system to maintain a constant output despite external perturbations. In the nervous system, homeostasis plays a critical role in regulating neuronal and synaptic activity. Yet the molecular basis of this form of neural plasticity is generally...
Mark Chapleau

Mark W. Chapleau, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
Dr. Chapleau's research focuses on neural mechanisms in cardiovascular regulation; with emphasis on baroreceptor mechanosensory transduction, modulation of excitability of baroreceptor and sympathetic neurons, and determinants of baroreflex sensitivity, arterial chemoreceptor reflex sensitivity and...
Peggy Nopoulos

Peg C. Nopoulos, MD

Title/Position
Professor
Our lab studies the structure and function of the brain using imaging tools such as MRI and cognitive / behavioral assessment. In the healthy brain we study topics such as brain development over the lifespan, gender differences and social cognition. Disease populations that we work with include...
Peter Thorne

Peter Thorne, PhD

Title/Position
Professor
My research group studies inhaled environmental and occupational pollutants and engineered nanomaterials to understand mechanisms of their toxicity to the lung as well as the immune, neurological, and endocrine systems. We characterize toxicity in a manner that allows us to translate research...
Timothy Koscik

Timothy Koscik, PhD

Title/Position
Assistant Professor
My research program is focused on extreme resolution human neuroimaging in the context of neurodegenerative disorders, specifically developing and deploying techniques to image postmortem human brains on the scale of ~100 microns. To this end, part of my research program is geared toward developing...